In recent years the "CIRSE meets..." sessions have become one of the programme’s highlights. We are happy to announce that in 2017 CIRSE will meet the European Wound Management Association (EWMA).
CIRSE meets the European Wound Management Association
The European Wound Management Association (EWMA) is a European not-for-profit umbrella organisation, linking national wound management organisations, individuals and groups with an interest in wound care. Central to EWMA’s objectives is to support the implementation of interdisciplinary high-quality and cost-effective wound care. EWMA works to reach its objectives by being an educational resource, organising conferences, contributing to international projects related to wound management, actively supporting the implementation of existing knowledge within wound management and providing information on all aspects of wound management. EWMA was founded in 1991, and the association works to promote the advancement of education and research into native epidemiology, pathology, diagnosis, prevention and management of wounds of all aetiologies.
EWMA objectives and goals
EWMA works continuously to improve European wound patients’ quality of life. They identify and advocate the highest quality of treatment available and its cost effectiveness from a multidisciplinary point of view. They work to reach their objectives by being an educational resource for health care professionals working with wound care and prevention. They organise conferences, contribute to international projects related to wound management, actively support the implementation of existing knowledge and provide information on all aspects of wound management.
Thus, EWMA strives to be the organisation that citizens, patients, professionals, governments, health services and educational institutes come to for advice, expertise and opinion in Europe.
Learn more about EWMA on www.ewma.org
The annual EWMA conference
Every year EWMA arranges a conference. The conference offers high-level scientific presentations, networking activities and an excellent opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences with international colleagues.
For more information about the conference, please visit: www.ewma2017.org
Tuesday, September 19
||CIRSE meets the European Wound Management Association (EWMA):
Standards of wound care – the essentials
|Moderator: E. Brountzos (Athens/GR), A. Piaggesi (Pisa/IT)|
|2706.1||Clinical and imaging assessment of wounds of the lower extremity|
|M. Collier (Boston/UK)|
|2706.2||Basics of wound care for IR|
|M. Collier (Boston/UK)|
|2706.3||Arterial perfusion to optimise arterial ulcer healing|
|M. Palena (Abano Terme/IT)|
|2706.4||Surgical coverage of non-healing ulcers|
|A. Jawien (Bydgoszcz/PL)|